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I am 72 and started to receive social security benefits at
I am 72 and started to receive social security benefits at age 70. My wife is age 47. The goal is to use her earning at age 70 to receive a maximized social security benefit. If I die at age 60 is a w… read more
Lev
Lev
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I would like my wife to get maximum benefits from Social
I would like my wife to get maximum benefits from Social Security. She earns less than me. What is 62/70 split? Will she get the highest amount I would draw if I am gone? Can this be 62/69?… read more
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emc011075
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My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits.
My wife is retired but has not started getting SS benefits. If she starts now at age 62, and I work until I am 70 (I am 63 now). When I die will she the amount of my maximum benefit, or will she be pe… read more
Lev
Lev
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I was born in November, 1947 and began taking Social
I was born in November, 1947 and began taking Social Security at age 66. My wife was born January, 1950 and began taking Social Security at age 66. It was to our advantage for her benefits to be based… read more
Lev
Lev
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I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was
Second opinion] I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was also born in 1947 and started taking one half of my benefit at her age 66 because at that time her own frb was about $100 per… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was
I was born in 1947 and started frb at age 66 My spouse was also born in 1947 and started taking one half of my benefit at her age 66 because at that time her own frb was about $100 per month less than… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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I am 75 and my wife is 67, both being retired. I get my full
I am 75 and my wife is 67, both being retired. I get my full social security and my wife gets half of mine, with the intent for her to permanently forgo hers at age 70. When I die, how much social sec… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
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Bachelor's Degree
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I am 66. Born feb 1950. My wife is 66 born sept 1950. I
I am 66. Born feb 1950. My wife is 66 born sept 1950. I applied, started taking ss at 66. My wife had applied and started taking ss at 62 based on her own earnings of 19 years. I get the max benefit o… read more
Stephen G.
Stephen G.
Sr Financial & Tax Consultant
Bachelor's Degree
6,651 satisfied customers
My wife is 64 and I am 63 so we are not yet on so social
My wife is 64 and I am 63 so we are not yet on so social security. We do not need the money so we could wait till 70. We are both in good health and with G-d's help we will live into our 80's. At 66 I… read more
emc011075
emc011075
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I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on
I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on September 27, 1957. I am not currently working but my wife is. My estimated benefit at my full retirement age (FRA) is $2,545 and my wife's w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
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Master's Degree
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I will be 62 next month, I am still working. I was married
I will be 62 next month, I am still working. I was married for 11.5 years and divorced, he was collecting SS Disability and he was born 7/20/1947 and passed away Dec. 26, 2014. My question is should I… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am 15 years older than my wife. She will be retiring in
I am 15 years older than my wife. She will be retiring in the next few months at age 62. We do not need her income to live on but I want to maximize her income after I am gone. I am looking at her app… read more
retirementlawyer
retirementlawyer
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Social Security My wife is now a US citizen (previously
Social Security My wife is now a US citizen (previously a Korean citizen). She was born in 1968. We were married in 1998. she has not worked since we were married. We have a 12 year old daughter. We a… read more
PhillipsEsq.
PhillipsEsq.
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JD
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should my wife take her own social security or take half of
should my wife take her own social security or take half of mine and let her's add interest… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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So, I retire at 66, born 8-10-1951, retire 8-31-2017. If income
So, I retire at 66, born 8-10-1951, retire 8-31-2017. If income was enough to get max ss, how much is that? If my wife who was a housewife and I share ss then what do we get? If I die soon after what … read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
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Doctoral Degree
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I am almost 70 years old and my wife is 62 years. What is the
I am almost 70 years old and my wife is 62 years. What is the best strategy to handle SS benfits to maximize life long income, assuming that I will die earlier than my wife? (I earn more than my wife … read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I was born December 8, 1938 and have elected benefits and been
I was born December 8, 1938 and have elected benefits and been receiving payments since I was 65. My wife was born January 25, 1950 and has not yet applied for Social Security retirement benefits. If … read more
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LawTalk
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I was born 3/29/1950. My wife was born 11/5/1947. We both want
I was born 3/29/1950. My wife was born 11/5/1947. We both want to wait till our age 70 to receive our maximum full benefits from Social Security. I am currently receiving a survivor benefit from my de… read more
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